Museum Educator Series: Learning Theory and Museum Education Practice

by  Creative Learning Factory

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This presentation will provide a brief history of learning theories and demonstrate how those theories play out in classroom and museum settings. A learning theory is composed of two parts- a theory of knowledge and a theory of learning. This presentation will provide some basic definitions and provide time for discussion and questions. Other topics in this presentation include: Multiple Intelligences, Bloom’s Taxonomy, Informal vs. Formal Learning, and Family Learning.

About the presenter: Megan Wood is the former Visitor Experience Department Manager for the Ohio Historical Society (Ms. Wood is now the Associate Vice President, Education and Visitor Experience at Historic Ford Estates). Ms. Wood has over a decade of experience in museums and public history. She has a MA in History Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program and a BA in Public History from Western Michigan University.

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1.5 Hours

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Education: Curriculum Director, Professional Development Director, Principal, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), College/University, AdministratorPublic Library: Library Staff Content Providers: Educator, Administrator, Curator

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Curriculum, Professional Learning Community, Standards Museum Education

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Creative Learning Factory

Columbus, OH
United States

The Creative Learning Factory facilitates exceptional distance learning and professional development programming across a wide variety of subjects. Through customized hands-on, minds-on experiences, engaging workshops, webinars, distance learning programs, participants learn in a fun, highly interactive way, while professional participants leave ready to train, improve, enlighten and inspire within their own organizations.

- Engaging Professional Development
- Ideal for Teachers and Museum Educators
- Hand-on/Minds-on Experiences
- Inquiry-based Learning

Sohayla Pagano and Becki Trivison

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Participants will explore the brief history of learning theories and demonstrate how those theories play out in classroom and museum settings.